Special needs programs for kids and adults
The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department offers the following events focusing on active participation for children and adults with various disabilities or limitations. We strive to create equal access to recreation, to help enhance an individual’s quality of life.
Arts and Enrichment
Explore your inner artist with activities such as drawing, painting, and clay art! Experience the joy of creativity while working alongside peers and enjoying project ideas. For ages 8 years and older.
Click here to register for Art Classes
Life Skills: Cooking Series
Have fun while learning important life skills! We will discover the joy of cooking through a series of classes that focus on a different theme each session. For 13 years and older.
Click here to register for Life Skills Classes
In this program led by Joshua’s Stage, participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity, increase their self-confidence, and build their social skills while they engage in theatre arts, improv, music, dance, arts and crafts, and create-a-story. Participants will perform an original class-created play and/or mini-skits in the Showcase for the finale. A positive experience will be shared by everyone as we embrace our H.I.P.P.P. Rules – our positive behavior supports within The Creative Outlet Method.
Click here to register for Theatre Arts Classes
Holiday Camp: Dec. 30 – Jan 3 (no camp Jan. 1)
Spring Break Camp: March 16 – 20
Click here to register for Adaptive Camps
Each month come and join us for a different activity as a park of our social connections. A variety of activities are planned for you to engage with friends, serve the community, meet up and socialize!
- January: Pizza and Karaoke
- February: Cookie Decorating
- March: Bingo Night
- April: Art in the Park
- May: Tea Party
Teen Trips explore different activities and locations around the area. You can register for one of these trips or all, whatever you like! No additional money is needed for the trips. Participants must be able to stay in a group. Limited space is available. Individuals should bring a water bottle, sack lunch and a backpack.
Click here to register for Teen Trips
UNBirthday Party – Monday, May 11, 2020 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Round Rock Parks and Recreation and Casey’s Circle invite you to the 4th annual UNBirthday Party! If you are wondering what an UNBirthday is, it’s really quite simple: Everyone has 1 birthday a year but 364 UNBirthdays. Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to the Play for All Park for an evening of fun as we celebrate our UNBirthdays together! https://caseyscircle.org
Special Needs Family Jamboree – Saturday, September 26, 2020. 9:00am – 12pm. Round Rock Parks and Recreation and Casey’s Circle are teaming up again on this free family fun event! Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to the Play for All Park to take part in a day full of games, activities, program demonstrations and opportunities to learn about Adaptive and Inclusive offerings in the area. https://caseyscircle.org
Special Needs Dances
Fun, themed dances for individuals with special needs include dress up contests and snacks. For ages 15 and older with special needs. Chaperone/caregiver free admission. Register in advance to have your name entered into our raffle drawings!
Dress to impress at this year’s Winter Wonderland themed dance for individuals with special needs. Dance the night away under a snow themed dance floor, socialize with friends, enjoy snacks and make fun memories! Chaperone/caregivers allowed free admission.
Special needs families are invited to a night full of wonder and amazement at the 4th annual family winter ball.Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and tickets are Pre-sale only. Each family member attending must purchase a ticket.
Play for All Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt
Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department and Dell Children’s Ascension invite you to come out the Play for All Abilities Park for our 6th Annual special needs egg hunt! This is a family-centered event, focusing on active participation for children, teens and adults with various disabilities or limitations.
Spring is here! Spring on over and enjoy a dance for individuals with special needs. Spring time fun dancing, buzz around and socialize with friends, enjoy snacks and make fun memories! Chaperone/caregivers allowed free admission.
Adaptive Sports Clinics
Explore a different sport each month with our Adaptive Sports Clinics. Whether you want to improve your skills or learn the sport from the beginning, these clinics are for you. All sports will be adapted to the needs of the participant.
- January: Pickleball
- February: Basketball
- March: Tennis
- April: Soccer
- May: Football
The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department promotes the power of choice to enhance the quality of life for individuals of all abilities. We do this by providing diverse, accessible recreation in an environment that fosters dignity, success, and fun. Through inclusion services, the department may provide reasonable staff support for those who prefer other Round Rock Parks and Recreation programs and/or activities. To request inclusion services, please call our administrative office at 512-218-5540 at least one month before the start of a program or class to discuss any accommodations that may be necessary.